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Following on from the phenomenal success of NECRONOMICON comes ELDRITCH TALES. Howard Phillips Lovecraft died at the age of Eldritch Tales by H. P. Lovecraft, , available at Book Depository with free Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre. Publication: Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre Publication Record # ; Author: H. P. Lovecraft; Date: ; ISBN:

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I discovered the ‘Eric Zahn’ newspaper. Sounds emanate from a ship that no one else other than the main character in the poetry has ever heard before or since. There was “an object” in a box that was of strange and terrifying origin.

Still, it is a handsome volume and has much to offer a reader who is new to the brilliant Works of H. Many of these are better left forgotten, or shouldn’t macabrf be considered HP Lovecraft works I am thinking in particular of the execrable Adolphe de Castro collaborations, but also the story fragments and recordings of dreams extracted from letters HPL sent. The other priests are unaware of the grave of the evil clergyman.

M and N Media Published: A blast of air unveiled a dream world in another reality. So, while this is a wonderful collection that no Lovecraft enthusiast should be without, I just can’t whole-heartedly endorse it with a Rickommendation.

Eldritch Tales : A Miscellany of the Macabre

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. The rays of the evening star reveals the man’s lost home. He was also a big fan of Edgar Allan Poe, which is obvious in some of his work, that it was influenced by Poe.

See all 23 reviews. This is another compilation.

I have to say that I’ve lost interest in the stories less than half way through. Claredon sets out to create a cure for the disease black fever, he had good intentions, but along the line he becomes very cruel and evil.

Eldritch Tales by Lovecraft, H P

As a big classic horror fan, I decided to give Lovecraft another go by reading a miscellany of his short stories. Some stories were very good, but most of them were just so vague and fantastical that I found them to be silly Review After First Reading – I’ll just throw myself out into the open and list two of many things that I find are very overrated. It’s a shame, I think, that he didn’t apply this knowledge to his own stories. I think that the tired passenger fell, asleep and had a very vivid dream, since that would explain why he wasn’t there when he woke up.


Fishermen have found a slate rock or meteorite, that contained a strange book inside. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Don’t have a Kindle? Jan 26, Hayley rated it liked it.

Very descriptive and they creep in your brain. Necronomicon ISBN contains the stories he is most famous for, but Eldritch Tales is a fantastic collection in its own right and absolutely worth reading. A dead sea creature arises from the sea and it is powered by the moon. Another person, was curious and they did pick up the object, it hurt his mind and personality till it drove him to insanity and he shot himself.

Book ratings by Goodreads. This review is based on the Audible audio book Necronomicon ISBN contains the stories he is most famous for, but Eldritch Tales is a fantastic collection in its own right and absolutely worth reading.

The Complete Fiction of H. Feb 16, Benjamin Stahl rated it liked it Shelves: I like the poetry and the beautiful illustrations, just like in the Necronomicon. I can understand it not being here as it was not eldritch at all, but of his post Mountains of Madness phase and me being an SF reader I thought it was his best and am sorry to see it isn’t part of the defintive “complete” collection created by this book and “Necronomicon”.

Nonetheless, this volume would make a nice addition to my bookshelf, if I ever come across it again in my travels, and some perfect reading for those dark and stormy nights.


I grew very tired with Lovecraft’s frequent tropes of describing dream cities for instance. A life-long antiquarian who had an interest in astronomy, his early work was initially published in the amateur press. Completing this volume the completion, for the most part, of that endeavor.

Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre

Sign up to receive offers and updates: Great cover, great binding, pages aren’t zombie-skin-thin and it’s all that I expected. The story content is listed in other posts, so you know what you’re miscellnay. Therefore it is a very good book to have if you already own a “completed works” of Lovecraft. Claredon is bewitched by Surama and the primordial gods that he worships. Find Rare Books Book Value. This is a very interesting book.

As well, answers may be filled in. Page Last Revised 27 September I found most of the short-stories included in this collection rather slow, and even though I tried my best to find immersion and frightening meaning in them, I just couldn’t.

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Wonderful stuff guaranteed to keep you awake at night. John Whately is talking to his demon familiars. A Miscellany of eldritcu Macabre By H. The Trap With Henry S. At the time I noted that the material in the third volume of the omnibus was weak and his literary legacy would have been better served by so This was a struggle, and largely unrewarding at that.

However, they get pulled into the water by the strange creature and die, while something is laughing in the background unseen. Notably missing are his longer works e. I hope that answers your question. English Choose a language for shopping.